First name origins & meanings:

  1. German: From the name Bingham: kettle-shaped hollow
  2. Chinese: Soldier, ice
  3. German: Kettle-shaped hollow

First name variations: Bin, Binnie, Binnee, Binni, Binny, Binney

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: of uncertain derivation; probably a topographic name for someone living near a bing, a northern dialect word recorded with the senses ‘heap’, ‘bin’, ‘receptacle’ (probably from Old Norse bingr ‘stall’).
  2. Jewish (western Ashkenazic) and Danish: habitational name from Bing, a shortened form of Bingen.
  3. Danish: metonymic occupational name, from bing ‘storage bin for grain’, for someone who either made or used such containers.
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